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advice.on.clothing reppellents .tipping any advice taken

am going on safari 6nights beach resort 6nightsin nairobi in late july early augaust has any body been at this time what was weather like i am taking my wife daughter grandson age 8yrs will their be safe beaches etc etc is trip is into towns safe thanks e mail t.hill49@btinternet.com

1. Re: advice.on.clothing reppellents .tipping any advice taken

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2. Re: advice.on.clothing reppellents .tipping any advice taken

$1-$2 per bag?

$5-$10 per meal?

I'm amazed you get any repeat clients. This mentality just proves the "wealthy mzungu" attitude displayed by so many of my fellow countrymen.

bradmax: Please ignore the above. Those tips are not realistic here. We usually expect around 50/- per porter (because they carry more than one bag at a time). Waiters around 100/- to 200/- or 10% of the meal cost. This is not the US, where 15% gratuity is the norm. Tips should be earned, not expected. A $5 tip here is the equivalent to around 2 days' wages. Fine if you can afford it (and think it's deserved), but not really acceptable. Please don't let yourself be ripped off.